Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Feb 2, 2017
Introduced on Feb 2, 2017
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Feb 2, 2017
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H.Res. 85 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
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|accessdate=April 21, 2018
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=February 2, 2017
|quote=Expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to continue to support pledges made by ...
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